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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Olga  Dmitrieva
Institution: Stanford University
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Homepage: http://www.stanford.edu/~dmitro
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Specialty: Final devoicing, geminates, OCP and syllable phonotactics, L1 and L2 interaction
Subject Language(s): English
Dissertation Abstract: Geminate Typology and the Perception of Consonant Duration
Reviewer of: Phonetic Analysis of Speech Corpora (LL Issue 22.497)

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